Tag: Lisa Kudrow

Lisa Kudrow is an American actress, comedian, writer and producer. She gained mainstream recognition playing Phoebe Buffay on the NBC sitcom Friends, which earned her a Primetime Emmy Award in 1998. Born to a physician father, she did not intend to become an actor early in her life. A student with good academic score at school, Kudrow aspired to follow in her father’s footsteps. She studied biology in college and worked with her father for a few years. She seemed destined for a career in research, but life had other plans for her. Paying heed to the advice of an acquaintance, she ventured into acting while working as a medical researcher under her father. Eventually, Lisa Kudrow realized that acting was her true calling and decided to become a full-time actor.